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Surname 1Student’s NameProfessor’s NameCourseDateThe Cuban Revolution: An AssessmentThe Cuban revolution was an armed volt against the authoritarian Cuban Government of the then President Fulgencio Batista, and which was led by Fidel Castro. The Revolution which continued sporadically across the whole island began in July 1953 until the rebels ousted the on 31st December 1958. With Castro consequently becoming the president, the nation became a socialist state, but the nation later changed into a communist state later on. The revolution had significant socio-political repercussions both domestically and internationally. For instance, Cuba’s relationship with the United States was strained, although there is a breakthrough in diplomatic relations in recent years. Also, the aftermath of the revolution saw the nation begin the program of nationalization and political consolidation and resulted in an era of Cuban intervention in foreign military wrangles. Although the significance of the Cuban Revolution is well documented, some critics may think that it was unwise to institute such a revolt. In this study, we assess the relevance of Cuban Revolution, by looking at some of the principle achievements and failures, as well as finding out if the nation would have been better off withoutit.
Surname 2The Socio-political Impact the Cuban Revolution